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ABC
Sep 9, 2010 5:30am EDT
to hermine. we have those stories just ahead on this thursday morning. thank you for joining us, i'm megan pringle. jamie is off this morning. you heard of lady's night. this is sort of like lady's morning. we start with linette charles. >> good morning, everyone. we are dealing with cooler temperatures this morning. yes, that cold front has passed and we are dealing with the cool, dry air. the only caveat is the fact we have the dry air and it is windy on the backside. we will continue that for today. it's going to enhance the fire risk and that will continue into saturday when we see showers possible and that will linger into sunday. for today, it's going to be nice and pleasant with temperatures in the upper 70s that will continue into tomorrow as well. now we're looking at your maryland's most powerful radar and we are dry. you can see all five sweeps on and we'll stay that way for the next few days and the rain will push into the area. check out these current conditions. the temperatures at 56. so yes, you need that jacket out. it's not going to be the best hair day, ladies
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 6:30am EDT
going to show you how they had to use more than just boateds. 6:30 in the morning. i'm megan pringle. jamie is off today, but linette is here and she is standing by. a little cool. >> a little cool. that cold front moved through and we are feeling the effects of it. you are talking about the windy conditions. we had that yesterday. that's what sparked up all the fires along with the dry conditions and we will see the same conditions for today. so today is going to be nice and pleasant. we'll have temperatures in the upper 70s. and hopefully we'll get rain in here by the weekend. i know you don't like the timing of the rain, but we need it. that enhanced risk is going to continue as we go into saturday. maryland's most powerful radar is not showing anything except the five sweeps because we are looking at dry times for today and that will continue as we go through tomorrow as well. now as we see, the current conditions, the big story. you see those winds? let's go straight to northeast, north bay. you can see the westerly flow, that gust up to 27 miles an hour right now and that's wha
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
bacteria that causes the disease. other residents are told not to use the showers until they're tested. it can cause potentially deadly pneumonia. >>> a florida minister says he's going through with his plan to burn korans on 9/11. several leaders are asking him to reconsider. here's the report from gainsville, florida with the latest on the controversy. >> reporter: the florida reverend planning on burning copies of the koran on 9/11 says he's not changing his plan. >> we're not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> reporter: terry jones has 50 followers. and president obama said they should cancel the event. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> reporter: the top u.s. commander in afghanistan echoed that message. >> we're concerned that the images from the burning of a koran would be used in the same way that exsteamists used other images. >> police here will be keeping a close eye on things saturday. students are planning a counter protest and the city's major called it an embarrassment to the
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: the lawsuit suggests he used the power of his office to try to gain access to women he favored and punish those he did not. joe leopold showed his tough side after a federal police officer shot and killed someone's pet at a public dog park. >> we are not going to tolerate this behavior. >> reporter: but now it's leopold's alleged behavior towards some females in his office place that's become the subject of a sexual harassment and gender lawsuit. >> i think he is truly almost addicted like a gambling person might be to women. it's an impulse you can't do anything about because you could go this is a guy in power. why would he do it so openly and i think it's because he really can't. >> reporter: the allegations range from unwanted sexual advances and the dismissal of a former employee to claims he used binoculars to pick out pretty women entering the building and ordered suburb nance to find -- subordinates to find out their identities. some female employees spoke out in defense of the county executive. >> he's a good man, he treats us with respect and i'm with him ever
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
killer is still on the loose. mary is in the newsroom with details for us. mary? >> reporter: the 33-year-old victim stumbled into a carryout store after somebody shot him several times. sky eye chopper 13 was over the scene as police responded over the 1500 block of braddish court around 1:00 this afternoon. officers found the victim lying injured on the ground. medics rushed him to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead. right now, police say they're searching for at least one suspect. denise, back to you. >> tonight, police say they do not have a motive for the shooting. >>> an man spends a few days out. tonight, he's back behind bars. but as gigi barnett explains, the family is upset the victim got out in the first place. >>> over the labor day holiday, james william king had several days of freedom. he's been behind bars since august 17th, when anne arundel county police arrested him for shooting and killing 43-year- old calvin young. but a judge released him friday. prosecutors didn't know king was free. and the victim's family didn't know either. >> we were surprised th
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 11:00am EDT
tuesday night. tracee wilkins joins us from capital heights with more on the investigation. tracee? >> reporter: this is a 15-year-old kid who was raised in this neighborhood, went to high school a block away from where we are standing right now, was shot and killed right here in front of this apartment complex. the police were back in front of the central garden apartments in capital heights this morning. they were searching for clueing and taking another look at the murder scene. >> we aren't for certain what happened. we know that a call was transpired from him to his home telling his mom he was en route home. he never made it home. 15-year-old justin pennell, a freshman at central high school was found shot on the squawk about 9:00 p.m. tuesday night. his cousin says, after a day of suffering from multiple gunshots, doctors said this morning, they had done all they could do for him. >>> police have taken spray paint and painted up to nine different markers of where justin was shot. the sidewalk is still stained with his blood. family members tell me that when police arrived her
CSPAN
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
corporations, lobbyists, or anything. it has to do with us. last year i had a chance to go to iraq. i have been there three times and afghanistan twice. i met with a group of people they voted in iraq for the very first time. they stood in line risking their lives for the right to vote in the election. you know what? if the people of orange beach and gulf shores had to stand in the three-mile long bond to vote, it would not be 24%, it might not even before%. -- the 4%. no one controls your government when the american people take their government back. the best way to do that is to be active. i would give anything -- let's take this coming election, november 2, drive around the streets of orange beach. see how many people have a yard sign in their yard. have a bumper sticker on their car. wear a button to the grocery store. that with all due respect is the best way to keep america on the track we want it to go on. it is not just to say to limit this -- and i agree with you. we need to limit outside influence especially if it is not being reported. but the better ways to make sure that the
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 5:00pm PDT
about whether she can keep her home. >> it's really impacting us. we're having trouble figuring out if we can stay in the house. >> reporter: she says because of furloughs closing the offices and state buildings, all californians suffer. >> it's not just us. when we want things from hospital records, it takes longer to get these things. it's -- it compounds itself. >> reporter: the furlough's expect, 150,000 workers and saves the state about $137 million a month. >> without a budget in place, california is in a precarious position. >> reporter: well, folks we spoke to are not steep in constitutional law, they are hoping the legal argument that the governor overstepped his authority by ordering these furloughs wins over the california supreme court. >> people come and demand service for us and they complain we cannot provide service as much as we should have. >> reporter: furlough days are scheduled for the last three fridays in september. the next one is in two days. the governor says as soon as lawmakers pass the state budget, the furloughs will stop. reporting live in oakland, rob
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am EDT
race of the voters. >>> and two newspapers divided by their endorsed will join us live to discuss their selections coming up this hour. >>> and it was once considered polluted, carrying everything from trash to raw sewage but a new study shows the potomac is making a cleaner comeback. why this effects your health coming up. fox 5 morning news at 7:00 starts right now. >>> take a look outside. a beautiful start to this thursday morning. it is september 9th, 2010. thanks for being with us this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> and i'm allison seymour. a little bit cool though. coming into fall. i can al-qaeda feel it. tony perkins showing us the rest of the day. >> a wonderful start to the day and today will be a very, very nice day. want to show you the satellite radar. not just for the region but for the eastern united states. we're in the clear this morning. you have plenty of clear sky and sunshine. things look really good. pleasant start to the day. out to west, that's where there is a lot of rain. that associated with hermine, the remnants of what was tropical storm hermine brin
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 6:30pm PDT
new measures aimed at integrating ethnic minorities. these include using more teachers in schools who have immigrant backgrounds. the latest move comes amid heated debate on immigration unleashed by a member of the bundbank. he claims islam is to blame for the poor integration. germany's interior minister says these new measures aimed to improve the situation. >> he is a schoolteacher in essen. thes kurd was fortunate to havea mentor who encouraged him to go into education. the government wants to encourage ethnic minorities to go into teaching. he would like to e more to encourage ethnic minorities. >> there are ghettos were many turks live among themselves. they are isolated and have no opportunities. there needs to be more investment so they can escape isolation. >> germany's interior minister agrees. he says education is the key to integration. it is also at the core of the government range of measures. 50% of children from immigrant backgrounds leave school without a qualification. >> the most imptantlement is language, language, language -- the earlier the better. it begins with
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm PDT
different cars involved. four people have been sent to the hospital. police are telling us they don't believe that those injuries are life-threatening. the whole area is sold off. it will probably be several hours before they are gonna have all of this cleaned up -- cleaned up and ready for traffic. people are being detoured. we want to bring in a person involved in that accident. with me is shelton mcclendan. could you tell us what happened? >> basically, i just got off work -- [ no aid grow ] >> just got -- just got off coming over here at the red light here and all i could feel bass impact, you know, just consistent impact in the back of our van now. and it's quite a shame because i couldn't do anything. i'm just sitting there in the van. i can just see the cars coming consistently behind our van here. and i just felt trapped, you know. >> did the driver say anything? >> the driver? >> of the truck. >> the driver of the truck, he was like got off the truck and put his hands on his head and was like oh, my god! all i can do is just kind of sit tight, wait, because i've been in a sit
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:00am EDT
us borrow $700 billion over the next ten years to give a tax cut of about $100,000 each to folks who are already millionaires. >> reporter: republicans say that's it not the case. taxes would go up for many people who make much less. house minority leader john boehner announced their plan tuesday. they want to freeze all tax cuts for two years and cut government spending back to where it was during 2008. the president brushed that aside and called on congress to let tax cuts expire at the end of the year for the nation's wealthiest people but he said they would stay the same for taxpayers who earn less than $200,000. >> this isn't to punish folks who are better off. god bless them. it's because we can't afford the $700 billion price tag. >> reporter: gop leaders argue the country can't afford to raise anyone's taxes in the middle of a recession. wednesday's announcement during the white house's week-long focus on the economy. the president proposed new tax breaks for businesses to spur hiring and new funding for roads and railways. it battle of economic plans is unlikely to end soon.
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 5:30pm PDT
finger at us. why don't we point the finger at them -- the people who did it? >> reporter: some christians and muslims came to the church today to urge the pastor to reconsider. >> this isolated incident should not change the impression of the world, especially the muslim world, about how great america is. >> while a city ordinance allows for campfires, officials say books are considered a hazardous material because of their ink. >> the way the fire department describes it is the ink in the book itself -- it doesn't matter what book it is. the ink in that book itself is what makes it a violation. >> reporter: the local fire department is on alert. while they will not reveal their tactics they say they will not let the church violate the law. brian? >> kerry sanders in gainesville, florida, tonight starting us off. kerry, thanks. >>> you could use the phrase the whole world is watching. it is true people around the world are, especially in the muslim world, everyone wondering what's going to happen on saturday. tonight, there is new reaction from around the world. our chief forei
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 3:00pm EDT
camera. his son informed us that he is willing to meet with me and as soon as he finishes his interview that meeting will take place. >> reporter: what is your message today that is different than yesterday? or is it just more of applied pressure? >> i'm not applying any pressure. i'm trying to awaken his sense and his religious beliefs. to remind him. i believe that a reminder benefits the believers where if he looks to his heart of hearts and if he looks to the scripture, he will find the answer. jesus would tell him, this is not the right approach. and i came to him with some ideas that i think he might be interested in. and i want to discuss them with him and hopefully that will be the deal maker. >> reporter: is the damage already done? as the expression goes, has the horse left the barn? there's another person in tennessee who says on 9/11 he plans to burn korans in his house, videotape it and put it on the internet. if this goes viral, does it matter now at in the point whether he does it or not? >> i think that that's what everybody was afraid of. the copycats that wil
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 5:00am EDT
four years, the woman was also ordered to pay $30,000 for stealing and using the identification of a disabled person. >> if you've ever gone out to a nice restaurant you've probably at one time or another experienced noisy kids at a niche table. one salty restaurant located in carolina beach, north carolina has decided not to put up with screaming parents by asking their parents to step in and take the children outside. one note here. families of those loud kids are not asked to leave the restaurant completely. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day, do you think it's fair to force firptse leave a restaurant if their child becomes loud or unruley? email your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. well, a small town preacher from a small town church ignited controversy and fears of violence. >> as he moves forward to burn copies of the cuaron, 11 news kate amara is in our washington bure with the latest. >> good morning stan and mindy. ahead of the protest planned for this weekend there are mounting concerns about safety at home and abroad. the state department has ordere
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
conditions sparked the warning. chief meteorologist kammerer is here to tell us when we will finally see some rain around here. it has been awfully dry. >> very dry. almost three weeks since we have seen rain last in our area and some areas under a severe drought south of the district. the school district about six inches below normal. we do need to see some rain. the good news is i think we will see some rain over the next couple days. not right now. 80 degrees, plenty of sunshine out there. the winds out of the northwest at 15 miles per hour. the gusts upward of 30. the fire threat with all the dry conditions, the fire stlet still fairly high. the live digital doppler showing nothing on the radar screen but i think we will see some rain as we make our way through the next couple days. 78 in sterling. manassas at 79. culpepper, 84, toward maryland, annapolis coming in at 75 degrees. satellite and radar showing nothing but clear skies across the area. a few clouds from time to time. especially to the north of the district. south of there, plenty of sunshine. we will see clear skies a
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 9:00am EDT
off to the north of us, like our camera is drifting off around here in the studio now. but it's going to be a great day. here is a look at current temperatures. 66 this hour at dulles. 66 at baltimore. 69 at washington. officially at national airport. 67 at fredericksberg. and 66 degrees to the north at frederick. so as we move through into today we're going to see the winds pick up. right now they've picked up between 10-15 mile-per-hour winds but we expect to see them gusting as high as 25 miles per hour before the day is said and done. and here is a look at your forecast. sunny skies, windy, much cooler. our high today only 78 degrees. yesterday we hit 96 degrees. wow, talk about definitely a big change in the forecast for you. it will get cool tonight, temperatures only into the 50s. so grab a sweater if you are heading out tonight. but other than that, not bad at allm back to you. >> gwen, thank you very much. >>> our top story this morning, new developments in the race for d.c. mayor. >> a new poll shows gray ahead of fenty by 7 points which makes the next few days even mo
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
dip into the upper 40's around the pennsylvania border. high-pressure has cleared us out nicely from here into the upper midwest been working off to the southwest is some tropical moisture. this came up near brownsville and it worked its way through texas. we will not get a direct hit but some of the moisture will be streaming in our direction and might bring us some decent rain late saturday night into sunday morning. a lot of sun tomorrow, a partly cloudy day saturday. after midnight going towards morning, a chance for a shower or even a heavy thunderstorm with some tropical moisture early in the day on sunday. it looks like the skies will clear up sunday afternoon. sunshine tomorrow, a beautiful looking friday, breezy, comparable. 74-79. it will be brisk enough for another small craft advisory. waves will be over 2 feet. maybe some upper 30's in the chilly spots in gary county. an afternoon high of 65 degrees. the showers might reach them by saturday afternoon. down towards the coast, a beautiful day with sunshine and a few cumulus clouds. the next half-hour we give you the update
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
cuaron. kate amara joins us live from our washington bureau with more on this story. zphathe >> good morning, mindy. ahead of this protest, plans for security at home and abroad. >> the state department ordered ambassadors around the world to take action and precautions amid the fact that the cuaron burning -- leaders from around the world and across the political and religious spectrum are condemning the plan to protest 9/11. >> we have to make sure our country is known around the world as a place where liberty of religion and respect and love for your neighbor are the most prominent in our society. >> despite pressure to back down, the leader of the small florida church is moving forward. >> so as of right now, we are not convinced that backing down is the right thing. >> but pastor terry jones will have to do it without the internet since his website was canceled. >> we feel that is an indirect of course, violation of our freedom of expression, freedom of speech. >> a spokesperson for the web post says the site was canceled because it haves their policy about hate speech. i'm kate
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am PDT
you for waking up early and joining us. i'm eric thomas. >> i'm kristen sze. let's begin with new comments from president obama about a florida minister planning to engage in a quran burning protest to mark the september 11th terrorist attacks. in an exclusive 101 interview with "good morning america," a growing number of critics asking for the pastor to reconsider. >> i hope he listens to those better angels and understands that this is a destructive act that he's engaging in. >> republican sarah palin joined conservative, democrats religious leaders and military officials in urging jones to cancel the burning of the muslim holy book. terry mcsweeney joins us now with the bay area's reaction. >> local religious leaders are calling on the reverend jones to not desecrate the holy book of islam while some local muslims are feeling like they're caught in the crossfire of this controversy. local faith groups got together in palo alto to call for peace and tolerance. one says she wished the world ignored jones and his congregation of just a few dozen. faith leaders are looking at this
KRON
Sep 9, 2010 4:00am PDT
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KICU
Sep 8, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. good evening, i'm julie haener. >> and i'm frank somerville. the truck driver tells us that his brakes failed and he couldn't avoid smashing into the row of cars at the bottom of a freeway off-ramp. the accident happened at 4:15 this afternoon on the grand avenue exit ramp from eastbound i-80. ktvu's amber lee is live at the scene tonight with our report. amber? >> reporter: frank, this busy off-ramp remains closed as work hes clean up the debris. there was a lot of damage but few injuries. the truck driver who identified himself to us only as tony, says he was on his way home when the brakes failed. he said he had been hauling dirt in oakland. tony estimates he was going 45 miles per hour down the exit ramp when he couldn't stop his truck. he told us he scrambled to find a way to avoid hitting the vehicles in front of him. >> i was looking at that way, you know, the telephone poles and can't go that way. can't go up the hill. can't hit the side of the freeway. i had nowhere to ditch the truck. and i was just like, praying. >> reporter: the truck slammed into a honda causing a chain re
FOX
Sep 8, 2010 10:00pm PDT
. the truck driver tells us that his brakes failed and he couldn't avoid smashing into the row of cars at the bottom of a freeway off-ramp. the accident happened at 4:15 this afternoon on the grand avenue exit ramp from eastbound i-80. ktvu's amber lee is live at the scene tonight with our report. amber? >> reporter: frank, this busy off-ramp remains closed as work hes clean up the debris. there was a lot of damage but few injuries. the truck driver who identified himself to us only as tony, says he was on his way home when the brakes failed. he said he had been hauling dirt in oakland. tony estimates he was going 45 miles per hour down the exit ramp when he couldn't stop his truck. he told us he scrambled to find a way to avoid hitting the vehicles in front of him. >> i was looking at that way, you know, the telephone poles and can't go that way. can't go up the hill. can't hit the side of the freeway. i had nowhere to ditch the truck. and i was just like, praying. >> reporter: the truck slammed into a honda causing a chain reaction. 13 vehicles were damaged. some were totalled.
WETA
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
agreed to move that. we felt that would be a sign that god wants us to do that. the american people do not want the mosque there, and muslims do not want us to burn the chiron -- karan. we have agreed to cancel our event, and saturday i will be flying of there to meet with him. >> pasteur jones making that statement. this story gets no less bizarre or confusing. >> let's try to break this down in what we know if the moment. he made the statement that he had been looking for a sign from god to not go away -- to go ahead with the burning of the koran. he said he has had an agreement to move the location. within minutes, the islamic cultural center said they have no plan to move the unbuilding two blocks from ground zero. we are not quite sure what he thinks has been agreed, but he will fly to new york on saturday. we have to assume he has some agreement they are denying. we can see him making another statement. we're not going to hear what he is saying, but we can only assume he was sick to his agreement to not burn hundreds of copies of the crown and -- carranza -- koran. up a call from
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
mission that god wanted us to do. >> terry jones did tell a reporter he would be willing to rethink this. the president told good morning america, jones needs to cancel his plans. >> this stunt that he is talking about pulling could greatly endanger our young men and women in uniform. >> jones may only have 50 points in his congregation. but his plans sparked protests around the globe. the state department warned americans traveling abroad to expect more. >>> this community of roughly 125,000 people revolved around the university of florida. students are planning their own protest saturday. >> this is just akin to the ku ku klux klan burning crosses. >>> neighbors are upset, too. >> i think it's crazy. >> reporter: in fact, stacy brown says she's leaving town this weekend. >> i'm concerned about my safety. and not only my safety. i also have two little boys. >>> fbi agents paid jones a visit to discuss saturday's book burning. in gainesville, florida, mike herselfenberg, wjz eyewitness news. >> some political experts say it will set a political precedence, if president obama does ca
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
majority of the council members who know both of us have endorsed me and it's not a reflection necessarily on him but i think it's just who do we think is going to be the best ceo of this $2.5 billion corporation that we have here in baltimore county. >> i don't run against people. i run for an office. i'm running for baltimore county executive and people in this county are going to be the ones who decide whether they want me working for them and that's what i'll do. >> both men have also raised and spent a ton of money for this new job. the winner of the democratic nomination will face businessman and former state legislator kenneth c. holt who is running unopposed in the republican primary. roosevelt leftwich, abc2. >> thanks. the chance to cast your ballot without long lines, today was the last day of early voting for the maryland primary. election day is set for tuesday, september 14th. >>> weatherwise today, well, beautiful sunshine and a little cooler out there as well. we saw temperatures only into the mid and upper 70s in most spots across the middle part of maryland at least, litt
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 5:00am PDT
for the weekend. >> you certainly don't need to use your wipers this morning heading into san francisco. that's a nice change. no delays at the bridge toll plaza. >> and in oakland, freeway exit turns into a wrecking yard after a dump truck comes speeding out of control. 13 cars were damaged and five people hurt. >> hopefully a better morning. 5:00. thanks for joining us on this thursday. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm eric thomas. president obama is calling on a florida minister to call off his plan to burn copies of the karan on the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. in an exclusive interview airing later this morning on "good morning america," the president calls a recruitment bonanza for al-queda. the state department is ordering u.s. embassies to assess security in case of anti-american violence and a muslim leader is offering to diffuse the situation. >> i said i'll stand with you. i will talk. i will defend you as my neighbor. >> we are not convinced that backing down is right thing. >> imagine a pastor so egotistical he would sacrifice the lives of initialnaries and sold
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm EDT
to go home. he never made it home. and justin isn't here with us no longer and we just hope and pray that whoever did this, whoever knows something should come forth. >> police say when they arrived at the scene, the teen's bike, wallet and other personal items were all missing. no word on a motive. >>> firefighters in fairfax county battled a two-alarm destroyed several townhome in herndon. it happened before 11:00 this morning at the election lakes complex. five homes burned. four of them had major damage. firefighters say windy conditions and vinyl siding caused it. there are no reports of any injuries. firefighters did rescue some dogs, cats and birds from the home. investigators are still trying to find out what caused the fire. >>> the woman who crashed her car into a building in northwest washington has been charged with driving while intoxicated. this crash happened last night. in adams morgan, where florida avenue, 18th street and u-street all intersect. sha meeka adams drove her car through the front of the restaurant. she was taken into custody moments later. two wome
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
shriffen joins us with the story. john? >> reporter: well, doreen, as you said, a lot of people out here. a wild scene now just south of adams morgan as a beautiful night turned into tragedy. i want you to look at the scene now. you can see this white car resting in the window of this restaurant. you can see glass and debris just laying on the ground from the impact. witnesses say the female driver of this white car came zooming down 18th street, slammed into two pedestrians on the sidewalk. some of them flying into the air. now, one of those pedestrians is in the hospital fighting for her life. >> i mean, it's surreal. it's not something you want to witness at all. >> reporter: witnesses on florida navy enjoying dinner were horrified to see this white car barrel down the street, plow through two pedestrians and smashed into the front of the karen restaurant. >> there was another car that was coming -- either turning up 18th and making a right or was coming across florida avenue. and it looked like she was trying to avoid the car, lost control of the car and hit two pedestrians. >>
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
that god would want us to do it. the american people do not want the mosque there. and of course, muslims do not want us to burn the koran. the imam has agreed to move the mosque. we have agreed to cancel our event on saturday. and on saturday, i will be flying up there to meet with him. >> again that florida preacher's plan to burn the koran this weekend is now canceled. more about this coming up on "nbc nightly news" right after this broadcast. >>> officials in iran today announce that had one of the three american hike here's have been detained there will be released on september 11. however, the iranian government refused to say which hiker it would be. reporters in iran were informed by text message today that the release would co-inside with the festival that ends the muslim muslim holy month of ramadan. sarah shourd and two bruise arrested near iran. iran had accused them of spying. >>> a business owner in adams morgan is literally picking up the pieces after a driver slammed right into her restaurant entrance. a drive hit two women who happened to be walking by at that ti
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 2:00pm EDT
message to the extremists in the islamic religion who use the koran against the united states. who want to establish what is known as sharia law. you'll hear about how much he's read of the koran. have you read the koran? >> i have only read parts of koran. >> reporter: tell me a part that offends you that has you and your small congregation out here planning on burning that islamic holy book? >> we're burning it as a demonstration. >> reporter: quote something you read that offended you and has you concerned? >> of course, the koran does not recognize jesus christ as the son of god, the risen savior, the crucified savior. >> reporter: of course, i asked him that jews do not recognize jesus christ has the savor e jo. will he burn the torah next? he said no. in a rather long interview i did with him, it's hard to get a complete read that this has been thought through. but the bottom line is and you know this well. all around the world there is reaction, and that one image if he lights a koran on fire, even if the fire department puts it out within seconds, that one image will carry
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
grew up here in turner station. and also, the blue guy will be with us, also. >> sharon has the traffic after the weather. >>> well, a nice day shaping up we have temperatures in the 50s and a lot of stars outside. we're going to 76 degrees. the average is 80 and breezy and cooler. not as windy as yesterday, but the breeze is still out there. 54 degrees and tomorrow, a nice day and full of sunshine we'll have the complete updated forecast in a few moments. >>> trouble on 95, south of the city. here's sharon. >>> hi, there, don, we have an accident on 95 and we have a problem we can show you live outside on 895. watch for debris on 895 southbound. that's blocking the right lane. not sure about the debris, but it's causing a minor backup. and 95 past 175 on the shoulder. fire activity in the city. also, traffic lights remaining on flash in the city at north charles street. there's a look at the speeds around the beltway. everything's at speed and above on the top and the westside's of the beltway. now, taking another look outside. and there's a look at the topside. same for the we
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
to get through today. kerry sanders starts us off in gainesville, florida. any word about whether this pastor might change his mind? because as i understand it, this is maybe a case of burn before reading. >> i think that we are going to find out perhaps soon. in part because of what's happening over my shoulder, as i step out and we take a closer look there at the front of the door, you see that unmarked car and the suv in front? there's some fbi agents who have entered inside the church now, and they are meeting with the pastor, pastor jones. we don't know specifically what they're talking about. it may simply be a security measure. but we do know that they have been in there for the last half hour. and you can see just beyond the vehicles, a large gathering of news cameras and reporters waiting for the fbi to emerge, whether they will say anything is unknown. probably unlikely. but at this point, we are unsure whether pastor jones is going to come out and speak to us at all today. he did have a scheduled interview on a local radio station. where he was going to talk about his p
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 2:30pm PDT
. this incident will not define us. >> it has been a testing time for a new president who came to power promising to restore law- and-order. bbc news. >> sources at the iranian mission to the u.n. announced tehran will look -- will release sarah shourd, one of three americans who has been held in prison in iran. they insisted they were on a hiking holiday and accidently strayed over the border. germany's central bank is saying that someone will quit the board. there has been an uproar. he had asked to step down. he is expected to leave at the end of the month. mozambicans still reeling from the food riots that left 13 people dead. the government agreed it will subsidize the price of bread. mozambique is one of the poorest countries in the world. at least 50% of the population are unemployed. after years of war, floods, and drought, they rely heavily on imports. >> after a week in the headlines for all the wrong reasons, mozambique is trying to salvage pride. they're celebrating victory day. more than 30 years later, the president has a new enemy, global price hikes. he struggles t
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am PDT
clark. >> good morning. i'm pam cook. thank you for joining us. 6:00. steve is it going to be windy again today? >> breezy. not as bad as yesterday. gusts about 35 miles an hour. we had a lot of clouds, drizzle and then some rain late in the afternoon off to the north and east. things have calmed down. little cool out there right now. 46 santa rosa. highs today starting to rebound after some patchy low clouds. 60s and 70s. the five-day forecast cooler or warmer? we'll have the answer in about five minutes. now sal an update on the traffic. >>> steve, right now traffic on the east shore freeway is getting more crowded although still looks okay [ audio problems ] toll plaza traffic looking good coming up to the pay gates. now back to the desk. >>> we begin our 6:00 hour with overnight news from oakland. the investigation is now underway into an early morning apartment house fire. it started shortly before 3:00 a.m. on 60th street near martin luther king, jr. boulevard. no one was hurt but the flames caused substantial damage to the building. arson investigators say they have evidence
MSNBC
Sep 9, 2010 11:00am EDT
wrong. it is possibly time for us in a new way to actually stand up, confront terrorism. there is something very much wrong with our policies. >> and so we hear from pastor jones, who we have not seen here today. he may be in the church, he may not be. we do know that he has a scheduled interview with a local conservative radio station and i'm told that the pastor's son may come out and speak on behalf of his father today. of course, the associate pastor has spoken, as well. all seem to be in lock step with his belief that burning the koran is sending an important message. tamron, clearly, a lot of pressure here to give you sort of an example of who's showing up here to try to meet with the pastor. the association of evangelical ministers showed up. they said they represent 430 members from around the world. they came here to say, please don't do this. we have, we have missionaries around the world. they'll be targeted. so, a lot of attention. >> kerry, couple things here. senator john mccain just tweeted saying pastor jones' threats to burn the koran will put american servicemen
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm PDT
out of the sprays lane sooner prior to the exit that you want to take. >> the chp will soon be using these readers to spot violators without fastrak using the express lanes beginning september 20. >>> the international controversy heats up over a minister's plan to burn korans. we have a federal court decision from late this morning in the debate over federal funding for stem cell research. >>> mark has the forecast coming up. he'll tell us if the cooler temperatures will keep going in that direction. >>> that's i didn't immediately came over to see if i could rescue anything that's left. >> a man who already knew that had been a fear in his apartment was surprised over the loss of property. our real national pastime? saving money. and like baseball people love their stats. i started bringing my lunch to work -- 50 bucks a week in my pocket. here's a good one: state farm insures 40 million drivers. more than geico and progressive combined. i saved because i'm accident-free. of course, with so many ways to save including discounts of up to 40%, having that many customers shouldn't be
KRON
Sep 9, 2010 7:00am PDT
shows us friday back up and the beast. time now 731. >> 580 not much in the way of hot spots we could call this a slowdown hot spot with heavy traffic on 580 westbound direction but concentrated at the end of the altamont. the rest of the dublin ride looks good. still showing some slowing for 683 pleasanton southbound but not a bad back up as you head toward the grade. highway 4 is not as bad as it has been heaviest of course through antioch pittsburgh looks good some sluggish conditions through the will pass. slowing out of concord down to the walnut creek interchange. again much better ride in yesterday. the 24 westbound ride still doing well. the bay bridge ride we have seen some improvement in the last 20 minutes or so the back up in between the end of these parking oqlot and the oakland army fifh over crossing still your best approach to the bridge fifth san francisco slowing on the inbounds central freeway is at least to join in the james lick connector. 16-80 minute drive time as you had southbound toward us at all. delays for caltrans they had to take one train out of service
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm EDT
speech, because they are trying to shut us down. >> opposition is mounting from washington and around the world and from new york. >> if you are about religion, whether christian or muslim, why do you want to offend people? >> heightening concerns is the controversy about building a mosque near ground zero. the imam now says a moving the mosque could spur a violent backlash from muslim extremists. a senior adviser says even though the church has the right to do this on saturday, he does not think it is the right thing to do. back to you. >> thank you. meantime a connecticut city council's planned to open a meeting with an islamic prayer is drawing heavy criticism. a strongly worded and even threatening e-mails have flooded the hartford city council after their plans to have an islamic imam open the september meeting. the council, which usually opens with a christian prayer, wanted to offer diversity and they are now considering a multistate invocation for the meeting. the remnants of the tropical storm hermine is being blamed for several deaths in texas. and 19-year-rod was found drow
CBS
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
of our freedom of expression, freedom of speech because they are trying to shut us down. >> reporter: neighbors troubled by jones' plans are mobilizing at events like this enter faith service. >> this is the best example of what our community is about. here in the first two rows you had a lot more than 50 people. >> reporter: as u.s. embassies brace for fall out residents here are planning for gathering like this one and a protest of their own. gainesville florida. >>> now, without that burn permit jones may face a fine, but lawyers have told him he has the right to burn qurans with or without the city's permission. >>> the oil giant is also pointing fingers elsewhere. the oil rig exploded in april. in an internal report bp admits to human and mechanical errors. bp also blames the rig owner halliburton. the rig owner says the report is self serving. halliburton says it contains inaccuracies. >>> history is made at bwi marshall and some of you may have helped as it reports the highest number of passengers ever, kei. >>> officials say this is good news for the airport but they also bel
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 5:30pm EDT
in flames in a matter of minutes. that's why they say it's important for us to take care of any objects that can start a fire. in millersville, i'm don harrison for abc2 news. >> the department of natural resources forest services says it will take a significant sustained rain of an inch or more to reduce the fire risk. >>> and nearly 200 homes were destroyed in boulder, colorado from wildfires there. 10 square miles of boulder have been burned but only 30% of the fire is contained. the hundreds of people that were evacuated earlier are now being allowed back to their homes to pick up pets and items left behind. but because of the windy weather forecast, they are not being allowed to stay. >>> yeah, rosy, absolutely, things just too dry out there across maryland. i was just talking about that on facebook actually, that the bottom line is until we get rain in here and i think maybe a half an inch if we are lucky saturday night, we are going to have this greatly enhanced threat for fire, at least tomorrow will be less windy. right now it's a gusty afternoon, check it out, gusting
FOX
Sep 9, 2010 6:00am EDT
the harbor tunnel. if you're using the noter mchenry tunnel, no problems to report there. you're ooking at an 8-minute ride are with an speed of 55 miles per hour. the west side of the 795 remains clear with an averageespeed of bief miles pe!!55 miles pee hou3 that's the traffic edge report. patrice bein, back to you. >>> thank you, lauren. >>> a man is tabbed and left for dead in reisterstown. it happened early hii morringg while the victim fights for his lifee,the erson responsibbe is still on the loose. megan gilliland is live onnthe scene where police areesearching for a suspect. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good morning, patrice. we're live on the intersection of route 140 and franklin ú%ulevard in reiiterstown. this is usually a very safe area, but this morning the site of a crime scene. a man stabbed and left for dead at the intersection up here andú someehere. ú% happened at 12:30 this ú%lice are not sure if this was a robbery attempt, but they do3 believe a fight broke out efore that victim was stabbed. his injuries all life-threatening at this point. the person
NBC
Sep 8, 2010 11:00pm EDT
h1n1 and two other flu strains. it is available at most pharmacies. a cancer diagnosis used to be a death sentence, but now treatment is changing that. >> one area hospital where treatment is taking place in baltimore. we have more from the university of maryland medical center. >> it is a devastating, scary. >> he remembers being told three years ago he had stage one throat cancer after doctors here found a tumor at the base of his tongue. >> i felt along the side of my throat. i thought in the beginning it was a throw gland. >> instead of being treated with radiology, they might have chosen surgery if this state of the art technology had been opened. the dead into robot has been used for heart surgery end - - the davinci robot has been used for heart surgery and was recently approved for throat surgery. using a penny, the doctor demonstrates its precision movements. >> we have cameras that go into 3d mouth, ala was allow us a viewe, and we can remove a tumor. >> it is changing the game for patients and doctors. the benefits of using the division she seem to be pretty amazing. fast
CW
Sep 9, 2010 12:00pm CDT
members. julian crews is live on the southwest side of the city with that story for us. >>> good afternoon. the superintendent of police says despite all of the speculation, that he has to remain focused on doing his job. now, at a dedication here at new calmica academy on the southwest side, mayor richard m. daley defended weis' performance and defended his superintendent saying that he is doing a good job. now the "sun-times" report says that weis knows his days are numbered. >> i don't know who is spreading that rumor. you get a lot of blah spread every day. this man came in and did the job that was necessary. in regards to another generation of young men and women in the police department and the caps program and everything else that he has done. he has done a very, very good job and i'm proud i appointed him. >> with superintendent jody weis in attendance, the mayor praised the head of the chicago police department who faces labor trouble, a disheartened police force set to march in protest to headquarters and controversy over a recent meeting with gang leaders. weis drew fi
ABC
Sep 9, 2010 2:35am EDT
they'd show her how to use it once or twice. that man stayed for hours! whatever it takes, as long as it takes. that's our guarantee. why do we go to < uch great lengths? because making you mobile is our mission. we'llwork wit your doctor. we'll work with medicare and lçur private insurance. we'll even service your scooter anywhere in the country. call the sco÷"er store today. >>> tropical storm hermine has left its mark on texas after making landfall. flood overran parts of dallas with water featuring five feet in areas. >> small tornados were spotted leaving at least one person injured. here now is "american landscape" coverage from wfaa in dallas. >> reporter: a tornado on the ground in downtown dallas. warning sirens. a sight not seen in years. >> whoa, there we go, transformer fire right there. >> reporter: we watched as multiple funnel clouds touched down in north texas. >> i heard that train sound. it's a roar. and i was running, hoping that it wouldn't catch me and pick me up. >> reporter: but before the storm, and before the twisters -- >> up to here, to my knees, i guess, in
CBS
Sep 9, 2010 5:00pm EDT
health department has placed water restrictions at the center. it's being used to flush poit toilets toilets and -- flush toilets and do laundry, but nothing else. >> we're providing water for the showers for right now. we're going to run a hose over so that patients can have showers. >>> roofs being tested for the bacteria is not required by law. but the state says many hospitals and nursing homes do it anyway. a spokesman for tranquility says they do not. >> what should we check? there should be a uv light system or something on there to protect the people that are there. >> reporter: in a statement, the spokesman says the company is doing everything possible to protect residents, staff and visitors, in case they are the source of the bacteria. the two patients bring the total number of cases up to 76 so far this year in maryland. the cdc says between 8 and 18,000 people are hospitalized with the disease annually. 10 showed symptoms of the disease but tested negative. >>> there is a 10-day wait to see if the patients were exposed. that's when the water test results will be availabl
NBC
Sep 9, 2010 4:00pm PDT
nbc's kerry sanders, who's been covering this story in gainesville, florida. kerry, what can you tell us? >> reporter: well, good evening, brian. yes, nbc news has confirmed that secretary of defense robert gates late this afternoon phoned pastor jones. then a short time later, pastor jones came out here with all the world's eyes looking at this field in rural florida. they heard the pastor announce that he no longer plans to build a bonfire with more than 200 korans. pastor terry jones says he no longer plans to burn the koran. >> we have been in very much thought and prayer over this whole period. a lot of times we were asked what would it take to call this thing off. we have thought it over many times. >> reporter: the pastor now says burning the koran was directly linked to plans to build an islamic cultural center and mosque in lower manhattan near ground zero. >> if they were willing to either cancel the mosque at the ground zero location or if they were willing to move that location, if they were willing to move it away from that location, we would consider that a sign from god. >
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